In this overview of the Computer Hardware Basics course, Todd McLeod covers the basics of computer hardware and the interdependence of hardware and software.
Computer expert Todd McLeod guides you through categorizing electronic devices as one of a computer’s four functions (IPOS) and introduces the term I/O device.
Todd McLeod explains what the motherboard does and where to find it, how buses carry data, and what the main functions of the power supply include.
In this lesson with computer expert Todd McLeod, learn about the types of drives that are in a computer, where they are, and how to install them.
Todd McLeod explains more about storage drives and optical drives, how to use the various ports, and where to add expansion cards in a desktop computer.
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